Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): William Schwab
Affiliate Investigator(s): Paul Gayes (Coastal Carolina University)
Information Specialist(s): Jane Denny
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map the shoreface off north Myrtle Beach using sidescan sonar, interferometric bathymetry, and SUBSCAN sub-bottom system.
Start Date: 2002-05-01
Start Port/Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
End Date: 2002-05-22
End Port/Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Equipment Used: Echosounder, DGPS, Digital camera, Edgetech DF-1000 sidescan sonar
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Sidescan-sonar, swath bathymetry, and high-resolution chirp sub-bottom data were collected within the nearshore region off the coast of Myrtle Beach, SC (within 1 km of the shoreline).
Staff: Charles Worley, William Schwab, David Nichols, Jane Denny, Wayne Baldwin
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Bill Schwab (co-PI), Jane Denny (Data Processing), Dave Nichols (Electronics Technician), Chuck Worley (Electronics Technician), Wayne Baldwin (Watch Stander).
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Baldwin, W.E., Denny, J.F., Schwab, W.C., Gayes, P.T., Morton, R.A., and Driscoll, N.W., 2007, Geologic framework studies of South Carolina's Long Bay from Little River Inlet to Winyah Bay, 1999-2003; geospatial data release: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1346/.
Schwab, W.C., Gayes, P. T., Morton, R. A., Driscoll, N. W., Baldwin, W. E., Barnhardt, W. A., Denny, J. F., Harris, M. S., Katuna, M. P., Putney, T. R., Voulgaris, G., Warner, J. C., and Wright, E. E., 2009, Coastal change along the shore of northeastern South Carolina; the South Carolina coastal erosion study, Barnhardt, W.A. (ed.): 77 URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1339/.
Schwab, W.C., Gayes, P.T., Morton, R.A., Driscoll, N.W., Baldwin, W.E., Barnhardt, W.A., Denny, J.F., Harris, M.S., Katuna, M.P., Putney, T.R., Voulgaris, G., Warner, J.C., and Wright, E.E., 2009, in Barnhardt, W.E., ed., Coastal change along the shore of northeastern South Carolina; the South Carolina coastal erosion study: URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1206/.